Production Jobs in Australia for Foreigners 2023

Bega Cheese

Production Team Member

If you are curious & creative, invested in not only your own success but also the growth of others, and believe in building the Great Australian Food Company, then you might be the one for us!

The Role

Our Leeton site in rural NSW is an centre of excellence for fresh produce processing.

The site processes fruit from more than 100 suppliers to produce our chilled juice and fruit-based products. This includes around 40,000 tonnes of locally grown oranges a year, mostly from the Riverina region, including around Griffith and Leeton.

Reporting to the Manufacturing Team Leader, this role is to support the manufacturing processes by assisting in the operation of juice extraction processes, juice pasteurisation, inbound and outbound material movements whilst ensuring safety, quality, and environmental standards.

This role has a mix of day and afternoon shifts, 5 days a week.


  • Liaise with drivers to load and unload fruits/juices and enter the data in the system
  • Running Juice extraction equipment and completing quality checks
  • Pasteurisation process and quality checks
  • Testing of inbound and outbound juice
  • Accurate completion and recording of all quality, testing, and production-related documents.
  • Ensure production areas are cleaned up to quality standards
  • Adhere to company safety and quality policies and procedures.

About you

  • Experience in a manufacturing /warehouse environment
  • Boiler operation and knowledge of SAP would be a bonus
  • Positive attitude, attention to detail, and willingness to learn
  • Basic computer and numeracy skills.
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Forklift Licence – Good to have.

The Bega Group Story

The Bega Group is home to many trusted and iconic food and beverage brands. Whether it’s VEGEMITE on toast, a Big M on the go or a Zooper Dooper on a hot day – you’ve probably grown up enjoying the iconic products we proudly manufacture every day at the Bega Group. Being recently named in the Top 10 Strongest Australian Brands of 2022 , our vision is to become The Great Australian Food Company!

Our growth story of becoming a successful ASX 200 listed company with an annual turnover in excess of $3 billion and over 4,000 employees, is made possible by our dedicated workforce who live and breathe our values every day. We have a strong regional focus and proudly support the communities where we work, live and play. At the Bega Group, we are proud of our heritage and will continue to build great opportunities to encourage our people to develop and thrive. Come and be a part of our success story as we continue to build The Great Australian Food Company!

Life at the Bega Group

Company culture and our values are very important to us. From flexible working arrangements and regular social catch ups, we’re committed to fostering a supportive and agile work environment for our team.

  • Join a dedicated, forward-thinking and innovative culture
  • Grow with us, through opportunities for career development and progression
  • Contribute by giving back to your community through charities we partner with
  • Access to mental and physical health programs through our wellbeing portal and programs
  • Enjoy excellent employee benefits, including flexible working, purchased leave options and salary continuance insurance


The successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment medical .

At the Bega Group, diversity and inclusion is a business priority, we want everyone to be themselves regardless of their background, religion, sexual orientation, age or gender so we can truly reflect the customers and communities that we serve. No matter how you identify, we encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities, and identities to apply to work at the Bega Group.

We will accept applications from all people with the right to live and work in Australia.


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